You repair a failed installation of Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or of Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) by using a Windows XP original release version CD. However, when you visit the Microsoft Windows Update Web site and the Microsoft Update Web site, the Web sites no longer scan for updates.
Additionally, the WindowsUpdate.log file contains an error message that resembles the following:
0x800700B6 The Windows Update ActiveX Control is not the right version.
This problem occurs because the repair replaces version 6 of the Windows Update ActiveX control with version 4 of this control.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Download and reinstall version 6 of the Windows Update ActiveX control. To do this, follow these steps: